Organization Grants

Operating Grants I & II

Operating Grants I & II provide unrestricted, operating support to Long Beach-based arts and cultural organizations whose primary mission is to collect, preserve, present and/or commission exemplary works of art (e.g. visual art exhibitions, theatre, dance and/or musical performances). Works of art must be of regional significance, for the benefit of the general public and provide educational opportunities that enable audiences to better understand and appreciate the arts. Organization budgets must be over $250,000 annually.

The Fiscal Year 2018–2019 applications will be available in March 2018 and applications are due June 1, 2018. View last years’ application and guidelines:

Download 2017–2018 Guidelines: Operating Grant I & II Guidelines
Download 2017–2018 Application: Operating Grant I & II Applications


2017–2018 Operating Grantees

Current & Past Operational Grants Recipients



Art Theatre
Khmer Arts Academy
Long Beach Playhouse


Able ARTS Work
International City Theatre
Museum of Latin American Art
Long Beach Opera
Long Beach Symphony
Musical Theatre West